Cygnet Woodside

279 Beacon Road, Wibsey, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD6 3DQ

Cygnet Woodside provides assessment, treatment and fast stream rehabilitation for men with learning disabilities, associated complex needs and who may have behaviours that challenge. We accept emergency referrals and the team are experienced in managing them quickly and efficiently to ensure transition for service users is as smooth as possible.

We provide a safe therapeutic service for nine men who have suffered a recent ongoing acute episode in the community. It also complements acute and secure hospital settings by offering assessment, treatment and rehabilitation as part of a robust care pathway that includes residential and supported living services.

Located in the suburbs of Wibsey in Bradford, the hospital is within close proximity to local services and amenities, including major transport links.

Ongoing assessment and high staffing levels means that we are able to meet the changing needs of service users as they progress through their care pathway, while ensuring their safety is maintained and their independence supported. Regular review meetings involving the service user, their family and professionals are held to review outcomes, set new goals and re-assess support levels as individuals progress.

The management and staff team have comprehensive training, including all mandatory training and bespoke training specific to the needs of the residents, this includes CIS, Safeguarding, food safety, first aid, MAPA, mental health, mental capacity and record keeping.

Our approach:

  • Ensure meaningful user involvement by working inclusively, collaboratively and in genuine partnership
  • Nurture positive interpersonal relationships in order that everyone is treated with fairness, respect and dignity
  • Support individuals in fulfilling their potential and achieving a meaningful life
  • Ensure objectives for care, support and positive outcomes are at the forefront of care planning from the outset

Our staff and MDT support:

  • Consultant psychiatrist
  • Psychologist
  • Specialist nurses in learning disabilities and mental health
  • Speech and language therapist
  • Occupational therapist
  • Support workers
  • Mental health act administrator

The people we support

  • Male, aged 18+
  • Primary diagnosis of a learning disability who may have behaviours that challenge
  • May have a secondary diagnosis of autism
  • May be informal, detained under the Mental Health Act (1983), on a Community Treatment Order (CTO) or Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)

Community Links

  • Bradford College with further learning for adults with learning disabilities
  • Local shops, supermarkets and shopping complexes
  • Barbers
  • Local Parks
  • Great public transport links with a local bus stop with transport to Bradford, Leeds and Halifax city centres
  • Leisure centres and restaurants
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